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The Grimes Companies are pleased to announce our participation and sponsorship of the 2016 First Coast Heart Walk.

After just being recognized by the Jacksonville Business Journal at the 2016 Partners in Philanthropy Awards, The Grimes Companies are already back to work in the local community, once again offering services and support, this time to the annual First Coast Heart Walk held on September 17, 2016 in Metropolitan Park in downtown Jacksonville.

Grimes Donates Logistics Services to First Coast Heart Walk in Jacksonville

2016 First Coast Heart Walk Hosted by the American Heart Association

Hosted by the American Heart Association, the First Coast Heart Walk is a fun way for local businesses and citizens to come together in support of a great cause: raising funds to save lives from heart disease and stroke, the #1 and #5 killers in this country.

Grimes Donates Warehousing & Transportation Services to Heart Walk

The Grimes Companies support the First Coast Heart Walk every year, offering a combination of award-winning 3PL logistics services to help in the setup and coordination of the Heart Walk. Working with local distributors Walmart and Publix, Grimes provided warehouse space for pallets of water and bananas, refreshments for the 20,000+ walkers participating in the 3-mile walk. Before the event, members of the Grimes Warehousing team loaded the reefer trailer donated by Freedom 1. Afterwards, Grimes Trucking Company drove the reefer truck downtown to the Heart Walk in preparation for the 8 a.m. Saturday event.

“The First Coast Heart Walk is something we look forward to participating in every year,” said Grimes President Neil Porter. “We enjoy donating our logistics services to support valuable medical research to put an end to heart disease.”

The Grimes Companies is a 3PL logistics company based in Jacksonville, Florida offering award-winning warehousing, distribution and transportation services. The Grimes Companies have been recognized as one of the 50 Fastest Growing Companies in North Florida 6 times since 2007.

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